InTheLoop - February 2016

BCS Lumberton's Weekly News - Editor, D. O'Brien

Main office

  • J. Kamau, Principal
  • M. Castellane, Supervisor of Education
  • R. McGill, Secretary

Our Mission:

"We provide students with the abilities and skills to cultivate independence, build character and empower them to reach their highest potential.”

We are a team of highly supportive and trained professionals defeating daily challenges like superheroes!

What will you do to reach your goals?

5 things

1. The Black History Luncheon is THIS THURSDAY, in the Multi-Purpose Room, during lunch! Join us in our annual celebration of African-American Achievement!

2. Basketball game this Thursday (away). Lumberton Campus Remains Undefeated! Congratulations team!

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Teacher Jack Cottrell with his students' Black History Projects!

Mr. Cottrell regards his students' Black History Projects. These projects will be on display throughout the Lumberton Campus Black History Luncheon this Thursday (February 25).

Black History Activities and Luncheon Overview

1. The Black History luncheon will be held on February 25.

2. Students must complete a Black History Project, and attain a score of at least 70% on said project to attend the luncheon.

3. Teachers will create Black History lesson plans so that students may complete these projects for third period on February 18th.

4. Miss O'Brien will provide a scoring rubric for said projects.

5. Staff attending the luncheon must buy a ticket for $7 each from Ms. Newton or Ms. Lowenthal.

Black History Luncheon Menu

Fried chicken pieces -catfish nuggets and dipping sauce -roasted potatoes-mac and cheese

black eye peas and rice-greens-corn-garden salad with assorted dressings-corn bread

assorted rolls and butter-peach cobbler-sweet potato pie-cheese cake-black forest cake

fruit-chocolate chip cookies-beverages


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Congratulations to the winners of the Prevention Plus of Burlington County Anti-Bullying Poster Contest!

First Place: Omyra Saldana and Armando Miranda

Second Place: Justin Ellis and Aniyah Young

Third Place: Ann Hernandez, Jasmine Miller and Nasziere Daye


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Culinary Arts




It's time once again for the Easter Pie Sale!

Place your orders now until March 15, 2016
Pies available include:

Coconut Custard

Apple (crumb or lattice topping)

Blueberry (crumb or lattice topping)

Sweet Potato

All for only $6 each!

Please order using the form emailed by Ms. Heather.

Delivery date is March 24, 2016

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January Data Dashboard for Student Discipline

Knighton's Notes

Friendly Reminders on Incident Reporting:

* For Incident reports: In the subject line, include the student's first initial, last name, and date.

* When signing the report, please sign next to the signature box where you type your name.

*Incident reports are legal documents, and have the potential to become court documents. Please remember to do a spelling and grammar check.

*Submit incident reports by 2:30pm.

* Stick to the facts.

Other Notes:

*Our suspension list is now on the Message Board. If a student is suspended, teachers will mark the student as absent, and the office will take care of marking it as a suspension.

*ABC Program: Students who wish to cash in their vouchers for fries in Smitty's Café will have to follow the procedure for requesting a meal (i.e. utilizing a voucher, getting approval and scheduling with Ms. Heather in advance).

February Birthdays!

Mark Ruff- Feb 24

Mr. Castellane- Feb 28

Jay Rabinowitz- Feb 28


What Will I Earn Through the ABC Program?

The links below will connect you to Google Docs we use at Lumberton